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Google+ leads to the publication of a photography book and $10,000 in limited edition sales
document Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

The Plus One Collection is the ultimate online collaboration. Submissions were accepted on Google+, with all decisions made collaboratively, proceeds will benefit microloan crowdsourcing site,...

Jason RobbinsMar 26, 2012 12:36 pm GMT2086 views
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Google+ leads to the publication of a photography book and $10,000 in limited edition sales
Crowdsourcing’s Hall of Fame

There are a myriad of possibilities in the search for crowdsourcing milestones that announced its advent and its adoption as a model for online production, problem solving and for organizing for collective action: Commercial applications, advertising campaigns that succeed or backfire, funding for entrepreneurial ventures. This list of one dozen focuses on the pinnacles that demonstrate crowdsourcing’s highest potential: For public good, scientific research and technological innovation.


Each of these events involves a seminal moment when crowdsourcing came into greater public awareness being driven from calls to action that resulted in ever increasing numbers of individuals working together in a manner that has raised our collective consciousness.


We have selected our landmark crowdsourcing events based on criteria that make them notable because of their scale, their impact and the extent of their outreach to a wider audience both demographically and geographically. See if you agree with our choices!

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Carl EspostiMar 28, 2011 05:44 am GMT8968 views
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Crowdsourcing meets Coworking - Working Models of the Future

The crowdsourcing platform is a virtual marketplace for freelancers and companies - this is where all projects are implemented online. Here the power lies in numbers. It's all about people coming together to work to achieve goals and solve problems. And to a large extent they are driven by their own motivation - not because a company has committed them to it. Both crowdsourcing and coworking are based on the fact that people who work in virtual and physical networks can in this way create a higher value collectively than if they acted independently. This is also true for problem-solving, innovation and creative output. 

 

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Claudia PelzerJul 05, 2011 12:29 am GMT7303 views
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What it Means Today to be 'Connected'
document 

The most interesting part of social media is how it enables more meaningful connections with friends, colleagues, and advisers. Connectedness in this sense is also about the seamless way in which...

Tonya Van Dijk Nov 10, 2011 03:20 am GMT1425 views
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What it Means Today to be 'Connected'
Transcript of Our Second Crowdfunding Live Chat

Here's every word of our second crowdfunding live chat, this one on what's legal and when under the JOBS Act.

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Crowdsourcing.orgApr 25, 2012 01:16 pm GMT5889 views
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ThinkGeek is now accepting product idea submissions, will share a 10% cut of retail sales
document 

According to the company, the IdeaFactory is “its latest plan for world domination.” Clearly ThinkGeek has a lot of faith in the collective creativity of the masses, so pull out that idea notebook...

Sebastian BlancaAug 08, 2012 04:50 am GMT1529 views
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ThinkGeek is now accepting product idea submissions, will share a 10% cut of retail sales
SPEAR
site Crowdfunding / Investing (Equity, Profit and Revenue Sharing)

SPEAR is the first French website that allows savers to choose the exact destination of their saving, among a selection of social business projects.

Christophe PasquierAug 27, 2012 10:14 am GMT1017 views
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Crowdfunding a Second Chance
Crowdfunding

A family who was able to raise over $20,000 on a philanthropic crowdfunding site decided to pay the donations forward by creating a crowdfunding platform called Funding Chances. While many platforms already occupy this space, the Funding Chances team thinks it stands out in that no fees are collected for hosting a campagin on the platform. 

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Anton RootDec 04, 2012 11:13 pm GMT3606 views
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Broota's Jose Berrios on Equity Crowdfunding in Chile
Crowdfunding

Recently, we learned of an equity crowdfunding project that took place on the Chilean platform Broota; it is, to our knowledge, the first successful equity raise in the country, and one of the first in the entire region. To find out more about the successful raise, Broota, and Chilean crowdfunding in general, we reached out to Jose Berrios, the platform’s co-founder and CTO.

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Anton RootJul 12, 2013 03:13 pm GMT8974 views
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One Theory of the Evolution of Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

Author and crowdfunding platform operator Thomas Miezejeski writes in to offer his prediction on where the crowdfunding industry is going. Seeing the crowdfunding market as serving only a few sectors at this moment, he believes crowdsourced fundraising will soon enter new market segments.

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Crowdsourcing.orgOct 17, 2013 05:05 pm GMT5269 views
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Top Project: PowerUp 3.0 - Smartphone Controlled Paper Plane
Crowdfunding

Before Amazon's flying delivery drones captured the internet's collective attention, a flying machine of another sort went viral on Kickstarter. We feature PowerUp 3.0, a smartphone-controlled paper airplane module, which is well on its way to breaking the $1 million mark.

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Anton RootDec 02, 2013 10:08 pm GMT3689 views
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Crowdfunding Tips from Founder of Fitlime
Crowdfunding

Lachezar Stamatov writes in to discuss the recently-launched Fitlime Kickstarter campaign. Over the next month, the campaign is hoping to collect over $215,000 from backers. Stamatov spoke with the campaign's founder to find out how he prepared for the campaign launch; he shares that advice here.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJan 30, 2014 05:35 pm GMT3578 views
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How to Market Your Campaign to Appeal to Big Brands
Crowdfunding

While crowdfunding is typically viewed as a way to collect small amounts of cash from many individuals, some campaigns may also be suited to backing from companies. Rose Spinelli looks at one such campaign — and offers advice on how to make it successful.

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Rose SpinelliSep 29, 2014 03:15 pm GMT1665 views
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Crowdfunding Numbers and Industry Insights: Funding Structures and Ecosystems

In the second in a series of three posts, Dorothy Sanders looks at  the two predominant funding models employed by project-based crowdfunding platforms.

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Crowdsourcing.orgDec 08, 2011 04:57 am GMT4029 views
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Crowdsourced Competitive Intelligence: A Discussion with InfoArmy CEO Jim Fowler
Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

InfoArmy is an initiative that aims to create “competitive intelligence reports for every strategically significant company on the planet.” The company’s founder and CEO, Jim Fowler, is recruiting the crowd to help his company achieve this ambitious task. We caught up with Fowler earlier today to ask a few questions about his newly launched company and its goals.

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Anton RootJun 12, 2012 11:30 pm GMT8350 views
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Crowded Streets: Will City 2.0 Change the Way We Live?
Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Resident expert Ville Miettinen, CEO of MicroTask, ponders the future of the city, with a little help from TED and the crowd.

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Ville MiettinenJun 14, 2012 09:39 pm GMT8089 views
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Crowdfunding as an alternative way to raise finance
document Crowdfunding

According to The House Crowd’s website, the investor will purchase shares in an SPV (Special Purpose Vehicle) which is then used to buy a specific property the investor has agreed to fund –...

Tim SatterthwaiteAug 24, 2012 12:07 pm GMT833 views
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Crowdfunding as an alternative way to raise finance
The Lawsuit That Could Help Undo (or Cement) Crowdsourcing in the U.S.
Cloud Labor

A lawsuit filed in a federal court against leading cloud labor platform Crowdflower challenges an assumption that is at the very foundation of crowdsourcing, at least in the United States.

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Eric MackJan 07, 2013 12:00 pm GMT11937 views
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Three Things Broken in Investment Crowdfunding That SEC Regulations Won't Fix

Hopes being placed on prospective SEC regulations are based on a false promise. Non-accredited investment crowdfunding under the JOBS Act was never meant to actually work.

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William CarletonJan 07, 2013 02:30 pm GMT4517 views
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Crowdfunding and Regulatory Compliance: A Discussion with ciValidator's Jeff Crump

Regulatory compliance and fraud detection are a big deal for crowdfunding platform operators. We recently caught up with ciValidator's Jeff Crump, who was kind enough to answer a few questions about his business. 

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Anton RootJan 18, 2013 07:57 pm GMT17129 views
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